May, 2019

3D-Printed Figurines

Wohlers Talk

3D scanning and printing tools make it possible to produce color figurines of action figures, pets, our kids, and a lot more. Prior to our daughter’s wedding last July, we decided to produce a custom cake topper of her and her fiancé.

3D Printing Heart from Human Cells

DIY 3D Printing

This can not be done in your home worskop. 3d printed organs bioprinter medical applications of 3d printing medicine

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NASA is using 3D printing to develop soft robots for space exploration

3D Printing Industry

A pair of researchers at NASA are using 3D printing to help bring soft robotics to space. Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick, interns at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are investigating the viability of using soft robotics for space exploration and assembly.

Announcing SolidPractices for all SOLIDWORKS Customers on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

In today’s information age, many software users expect instant access to unambiguous and helpful product and support information. Much of the knowledge for the SOLIDWORKS family of products is already documented in the form of Help, Tutorials, and Knowledge Solutions.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

Meet the Fifth Grade 3D Designers of Trojan’s Tinker

Shapeways Blog

Joining Creativity and Technology in Early Education. At Southeast of Saline Elementary school in Kansas, art and technology teacher Kinsy McVay challenged the students in his 5th grade art class to design and market their own 3D printed creations. “I

Experiencing Leonardo da Vinci’s brilliance in 3D

3D Perspectives

500 years ago this month, the great artist-scientist Leonardo da Vinci passed away. One of the most remarkable facets of da Vinci was his ability to make a connection between multiple disciplines – combining Science with Art, Humanities and Technologies.

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Fully 3D Printed MiniITX NAS Case

DIY 3D Printing

Brian and Toby made operational NAS system with DIY 3d printed parts. Here is the presentation video: Here is the full project blog post: [link] Hopefully the full.stl files and plans will be made open source someday :-). electronics pc

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NASA and Virgin Orbit 3D print multimetallic chamber for rocket engine

3D Printing Industry

NASA and satellite launch company Virgin Orbit have produced a working 3D printed combustion chamber for a rocket engine.

Home Use Licenses: Changes to Our Current Policy

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Network License (SNL) is a popular licensing model that was introduced in 1999.

3D Print Your Next Robot

Shapeways Blog

3D printed robots are fast becoming the standard in robotic technology, and these exciting and adaptable new robots are lighting the way to the future of robotics.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

Polyamide (SLS) is the material that offers the most freedom of design for 3D printing. It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. But sometimes, this is not enough to create the 3D prints of your dreams.

Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

Gigabot X Pellet 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

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BAE Systems 3D printing enables first ever flight using supersonically blown air

3D Printing Industry

Drone development undertaken by BAE Systems in collaboration with The University of Manchester has reached a new landmark. Earlier in May this year, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed trials proving the capabilities of its “flap-free” flight technologies.

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Motorcycle Madness: Printing Pressure

The Solidworks Blog

Sal Lama with Ben’s motorcycle in AR. Tucked away in a corner of the warehouse space at DASSAULT SYSTEMES North American headquarters in Waltham, motorcycle parts are piling up.

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How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

Since we first launched, Shapeways has been passionate about supporting innovation in the robotics industry, developing accessible tools and high-quality, flexible materials that expand what’s possible.

Top 4 Benefits of 3D Printing Models for Architects

i.materialise

When 3D printing architectural models, you combine the precision of virtual 3D modeling with the tangibility of a physical object. Architects used to create scale models mostly out of wood or foam, but more and more of them are embracing the benefits of 3D printing their newest designs.

Exploring STEM Subjects During Summer Break

3D Innovations

Diving deeper and exploring STEM subjects during summer break allows students to find what truly interests them.

We need more 3D printed DC motors! :-)

DIY 3D Printing

Cool and simple 3D printed DC motor from American Tech. dc motor

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Huisman installs first 3D printed crane hook on offshore vessel

3D Printing Industry

Global heavy equipment manufacturer Huisman, headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced the installation of its first ever 3D printed crane hook. The 36,000 kg hook, designed specifically for use in offshore lifting operations, has been certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Welcome Elecworks Customers to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS!

The Solidworks Blog

As you may have heard Dassault Systèmes acquired the Elecworks product line from Trace Software International. For all full briefing of the press release please visit this location.

How 3D Printing in Medicine is Changing the Healthcare Industry

Shapeways Blog

When Chuck Hall created 3D printing in 1983, he probably never knew just how much it would revolutionize the healthcare industry. 3D printing already has a rich history in the world of medicine, and its influence grows more and more every year.

DfAM in Germany

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is not easy. That’s why we have been offering DfAM courses since 2015. Our first two were for NASA Marshal Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We have since conducted courses in other parts of the U.S.,

3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses

i.materialise

3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces. In this top 10 list, we will take a look at the most stunning 3D printed dresses from talented designers and learn how this cutting-edge technology is already changing the fashion industry. Spider Dress 2.0

Brauns CNC Reinforced his 3D Prints with Steel

DIY 3D Printing

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Heineken embraces Ultimaker 3D printing technology

3D Printing Industry

Dutch brewing company Heineken is using Ultimaker 3D printing technology to produce functional end-use parts for its beer production line in Seville, Spain. With the aid of Ultimaker S5 printers, Heineken is now able to print its own parts on-demand, reducing the need for outsourcing.

Exploring XR Part 1 – What is Extended Reality?

The Solidworks Blog

Extended Reality (XR) is a new and exciting development that sits within the existing SOLIDWORKS products, allowing you to interact with your 3D models like never before. We have created a miniseries of five-minute videos to introduce and explore the topic.

How Our Etsy E-Commerce Integration Helped Expand Mythic Articulations’ Business

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways and Etsy share a similar passion for supporting small business owners and making entrepreneurialism accessible and straightforward.

DfAM

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is not easy. That’s why we have been offering DfAM courses since 2015. Our first two were for NASA Marshal Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We have since conducted courses in other locations in the U.S.,

Empowering Design Engineers (Infographic)

Tech Clarity

How can you empower design engineers to make more informed decisions that can help set your products apart from the competition? Tech-Clarity’s Empowering Design Engineer infographic helps answer this question based on a survey of 195 companies.

Relativity Space - 3D Printing an Entire Rocket in 60 Days

DIY 3D Printing

This is soooooooooo cool! Company homepage: [link]. industrial 3d printer metal 3d printing rocket space

Ashley Furniture transforms factory floor with 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

American furniture manufacturer Ashley Furniture has improved the efficiency of its Wisconsin factory with the use of 3D printing.

Exploring XR Part 3 – VR (Virtual Reality) in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

The Solidworks Blog

Extended Reality (XR) is a new and exciting development that is offered in some existing SOLIDWORKS products, allowing you to interact with your 3D models like never before. We have created a miniseries of five-minute videos to introduce and explore the topic.

SOLIDWORKS Save, Backup, and Auto-recover Options

Javelin Tech Tips

Have you ever lost work simply because you forgot to save your changes? Have you ever changed your design and couldn’t redo the changes to a previous model, so you had to start over?

Hardware Product Development: The First Steps

3D Innovations

When it comes to hardware product development you are sure to have a lot of questions. The path to success is not linear with any business, and hardware products are no exception.

CAD Data Management Research (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How do small companies and design teams manage CAD data? Tech-Clarity invites you to join a research study on managing CAD data for small teams. Please take 10-15 minutes to fill out this short survey. As a thank you, we will send you a copy of the report summarizing the findings.